TJ's Restaurant & Drinkery

TJ's Restaurant & DrinkeryTJ's Restaurant & Drinkery
BA SCORE
97.4%
Liked This Place
4.49 w/ 117 ratings
TJ's Restaurant & DrinkeryTJ's Restaurant & Drinkery
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

35 Paoli Plz
Paoli, Pennsylvania, 19301-1303
United States

(610) 725-0100 | map
tjsbeer.com

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Added by ggaughan on 05-22-2006

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
77
Ratings:
117
Liked:
114
Avg:
4.49/5
pDev:
7.35%
 
 
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 77
Reviews by BigMike:
Photo of BigMike
4.64/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Once i saw that they had both Russian Rivers Pliny the Elder and Bell's Hopslam on tap simultaneously there was no way i was going to pass it up.

Located in a stripmall type place its unassuming from the outside. Once i was in i grabbed a seat at the very nice bar and ordered a Pliny. (my first ever) I ordered a second Pliny and then a fresh Hopslam. Does it get any better then this? Two flat screen TVs are on either side of the bar and i was watching sports center. SOme sort of trivia game was going on at the the time and there good music playing in between questions.

Overall TJ's has one of the widest selections of beers on tap i have ever seen. Their bottle selection is also quite large. I will definitely go back again. In fact i've already recommended it to a few people who have gone and loved it as well!

Check out their website and you'll be astonished at the tap list. I know i was.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of heddar33
4.9/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of biker2679
4.35/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Always a solid, well thought out tap selection with something to please everyone. They seem to have good relationships with distributors/brewers and pull a fair number of harder to find brews. Weeknight events are fun. I wish the menu was a bit more inventive, but the specials are usually pretty decent.

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Photo of ssimpson89
4.26/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of jackrodgers77
4.86/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of trapper2408
4.84/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Shnanign
4.63/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of cjohns73
4.66/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Upscale place that had both a bar area and a more formal restaurant area. Obviously we were there for the draft list -- I remember something on the order of 20 lines. From the looks of it they have specials on Mondays to kick kegs from that weekend and get new stuff on. When we visited there were 5 options from Hill Farmstead, which was amazing. Apparently they will always have something on tap from HF going forward, and I will also always be there as I move to the area. Oh yeah, food. Very nice, gastropub+ type fare.

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Photo of shaemmerle
4.45/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Great variety of dishes, all are executed well. Bar has a nice ambiance, as does the dining room. Best tap list west of Philadelphia. A favorite stop for my wife and I.

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Photo of dfhhead25
4.08/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Fat_Maul
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

No crap on tap sign says it all. Always something new here I haven't tried. Food is bangin.

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Photo of Aaron_Jones
5/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Fcip78
4.79/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of blassor
4.05/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Bill69
4.2/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of TipsyKitty
4.89/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Lurkerson
4.45/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of little_star
4.21/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Newbyjam
4.56/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of baybum
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of ccapurso
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of jimbomill
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

TJ's has a consistently fine beer list coupled with fine cuisine. What's not to like? Their Anniversary events are top-notch, too.

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Photo of JackNip
4/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Sean_King
4.5/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of pwoody11
4.25/5  rDev -5.3%

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TJ's Restaurant & Drinkery in Paoli, PA
Place rating: 97.4% out of 100 with 117 ratings
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